Concerts

We Love Old Songs!

Jun 16, 2018
Old Songs Festival
Agency

Old Songs is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and regional music and dance, known for its relaxed atmosphere, interactive sessions and workshops, hands-on experience and participatory nature. In addition to three concerts there are over 100 daytime workshops, dances or performances.

June 22-24, 2018

For line-up, tickets and more details, visit their site

The Lazy Suns
Artist

Round Lake Auditorium 

Saturday, June 16 7pm

If you took the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Beatles, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Petty, Hank Williams and put them all together in a stewing pot to simmer you would have the Lazy Suns.

 

For more info on the band, visit their website.

For more info on the show, visit Round Lake Auditorium's website.

 

Dan Berggren & John Kirk
Artist

Local 518 singer-songwriter, Dan Berggren and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, John Kirk pool their talent for a special night of folk in a very magical location.

Sunday, June 10
6pm

The Round Lake Auditorium

Join the Facebook event, and we'll see you there!

This Is The Kit
Artist

May 24 | 8pm

THIS IS THE KITMOONSHINE FREEZE

See more details at The Linda's website.

“I’ve been thinking a lot about truth and storytelling and the way that stories and truth change over time according to who’s telling them or who’s listening to them,” explains Kate Stables, the core around whom This Is The Kit has been built for the past ten years.

Parsonsfield
Artist

See the cool band Parsonsfield - the band that gave us the songs "Stronger," and "Kick Out the Windows" - at The Hangar on the Hudson on Saturday, May 12th.

For details, visit the Hangar ticket site.  

Terrance Simien
Artist

May 12

The Cohoes Music Hall

Welcome Terrance Simien and His Zydeco Experience to the Cohoes Music Hall on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30pm.  

 

“Simien is a Zydeco Master; his voice yearning like Sam Cooke, he delivers soul worthy of Stax greats and shows crossover class.” Rolling Stone.

 

Josh Ritter at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Agency

May 12 | 8pm
The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Josh Ritter is at the top of his game, and the future looks just as bright.  We at WEXT have long been fans, and we are so excited that he's in town for a special solo acoustic show as part of his current tour.

The "Gathering" album expands the horizon that Josh has shown us, and he keeps getting better.

Brand X
Artist

The Cohoes  Music Hall
MAY 10 - 8PM
BRAND X

Brand X is touring in support of their new album Locked & Loaded with founders John Goodsall & Percy Jones still at the helm.  Keyboardist Chris Clark, Percussionist  Scott Weinberger, and Drummer Kenny Grohowski each bring their own creative style of playing that make Brand X such a magical live act.

 

John Popper
Artist

May 3 - 8pm
The Egg

The harmonica wielding frontman of Blues Traveler, John Popper performs “The Hits, The Stories, The Experience.”

Mary Gauthier
Artist

Join us for an evening with Mary Gauthier at The Linda!

Wednesday, April 25th.

Her new studio album, "Rifles and Rosary Beads," was co-written with wounded combat veterans over the last four years via SongwritingWith:Soldiers.

For information about the show, visit The Linda's website.

The Garcia Project
Artist

Saturday, April 21

The Cohoes Music Hall

The Garcia Project’s performances are recreations of full, classic Jerry Garcia Band set lists from 1976-1995. More than just a Jerry Garcia Band Tribute Band or Jerry Garcia Cover Band, using thoughtful arrangements and the proper instrumentation and feel, The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and their fans through the years.

Gov't Mule at The Palace / Agency

Go see Gov't Mule when they return to the Palace Theatre to celebrate the new album, "Revolution Come... Revolution Go."

April 26
Gov't Mule wsg Black Stone Cherry

See details at The Palace website.

The Cactus Blossoms
Artist

April 21
The Cactus Blossoms wsg Frankie Lee

at The Linda (click here for more details)

Quinn Sullivan
Artist

April 18
The Cohoes Music Hall

wsg The Age

Kim Richey
Artist

April 19th
Kim Richey wsg Jackie Bristow
at The Linda - click here for more info and tickets.

“Kim Richey would rule the charts in a land where Marshall Crenshaw was king, Aimee Mann queen, and the The Beatles never put out another record after Revolver.” Steve Horowitz, popmatters.com

Steven Wilson
Artist

Metamorphic Concerts presents prog rock guitarist, and former leader of Porcupine, Steven Wilson at The Egg.  Steven is out on the "To The Bone" Tour and will be in town on April 19th.

Steven Wilson
The Egg
Thursday, April 19th

Visit The Egg website for more info and tickets.  See Steven's video for "Pariah" below. Visit Steven's website.

Roots Music Fest 2018
Agency

Roots Music Festival 2018
at The Linda

Saturday, April 14th

Featuring: Ruby Boots, James Edmond’s Heavenly Echoes, The Coveralls, and Red Haired Strangers and hosted by Michael Eck.

For more information, visit The Linda's website.

Welcome Old Crow to Ommegang

Apr 4, 2018
Old Crow Medicine Show
Agency

Saturday, July 14

Old Crow Medicine Show

Ommegang Brewery

For more information and tickets, visit their website

Outlaw Festival Presale

Apr 4, 2018
Outlaw Festival 2018
Agency

Here is the Live Nation presale information for Outlaw Music Festival at SPAC! The show is September 23. General public tickets on sale tomorrow. 

 

Start: Thu 4/5 at 12p

End: Thu 4/5 at 10p

 

Visit this link: https://livemu.sc/2GrfYkQ

 

Password: MUSIC

 

Please note the start and end times. The presale will not begin before the time above. 

Martin Sexton and Joan Osborne
Artist

April 14

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Martin Sexton and Joan Osborne join forces for a special concert at The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Joan comes with her new album "Songs of Bob Dylan." Martin has his latest, "Mixtape of the Open Road."

Visit the Hall website for details and tickets. 

Tulip Fest 2018!

Mar 29, 2018
70th Tulip Festival
Agency

The 2018 Tulip Festival is presented by Citizens Bank. May 12 and 13 in Washington Park!

Amy Helm
Artist

Join us at The Hollow in Albany on three consecutive Sundays for Amy Helm's Woodshed Residency Tour - April 8th, 15th and 22nd.

"I'm just trying to tell some stories as honestly as I can," Amy Helm says of Didn't It Rain, her first solo album.

John Primer at The Linda
Agency

John Primer has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we know it today. The echoes of tradition bellowing from the birthplaces he played such as: Maxwell Street, Theresa's, Checkerboard and Rosa's Lounges, pulse from every chord in his fingers today. John Primer is a Chicago Blues Living Legend.

Ana Popovic
Artist

ANA POPOVIC (with special guest Girl Blue)

Monday, April 16th

The Cohoes Music Hall
Click here for tickets and info.

 

Black Violin
Artist

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
4.13.18 @ 7:30pm
Black Violin
Back by popular demand!

Wil B. & Kev Marcus combine their classical training & hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound called “classical boom."

 

Albert Cummings
Artist

The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and 97.7 WEXT presents
Albert Cummings
Saturday, June 9, 2018, 8:00 PM

This performance is presented at the Massry Center for the Arts
on the College of St. Rose campus  -  1002 Madison Ave, Albany, New York 12208

Tickets at:  troymusichall.org  /  Box Office:  518-273-0038

Wailin' Jennys
Artist

With their new covers album, "Fifteen," WEXT is proud to partner with DSP Shows for a special presentation at The Egg.

Sunday, August 26

The Waillin' Jennys

For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit The Egg website.

Del McCoury and David Grisman
Artist

Del & Dawg - Del McCoury and David Grisman - are back in town Saturday, March 3rd. This time they're playing at The Egg.  We have some tickets and would love to send you to the show.

For more information, visit The Egg website.  Click here for the Facebook event.

Brian Dunne
Artist

Saturday, March 10th, join Brian Dunne at The Linda for a special show with Local 518 Girl Blue.

For details and tickets, click here.

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